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Brecon Beacons

The Breacon Beacons are a popular base for a walking holiday to South Wales and are home to mountains including Pen y Fan and Corn Du. You could also enjoy caving at either of the two main caving areas, Ogof Ffynnon Ddu and Dan-yr-Ogof or enjoy a host of water sport activities at Llangorse Lake and Llyn Pontsticill. The National Showcave of Wales is also situated in the Brecon Breacons or you could try your hand at white water rafting along the River Wye.

For a more relaxing day out, take a day trip on the Brecon Mountain Railway or explore the wildlife at the National Nature Reserve Craig Cerrig. The Taff Trail is a popular route for walking and cycling in the Brecon Beacons and runs for 55 miles through the National Park. The Usk Valley walk is also very scenic and offers a path through the Black Mountains. For a family day out, enjoy a day trip to Carreg Cennen Castle which dates from the 13th Century.

Choose from a great choice of holiday cottages in the Brecon Beacons with iknow ideal for groups on a walking holiday or families on relaxing short break. There is also an excellent choice of luxury hotels ideal for an extra special or romantic break. Stay at a choice of Brecon Beacons camping or holiday parks if you are touring the area which often have onsite restaurants and play areas for the kids.

Accommodation in the Brecon Beacons

  • Hay on Wye
    Sleeps 5
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    £428
    Per week (seasonal), sleeps 5
     
    Charming Victorian terrace near the River Wye in Hay on Wye with an enclosed courtyard garden, outdoor furniture and a fully fitted kitchen with dishwasher. 1 pet welcome.
     
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  • Llanwrtyd
    Sleeps 11
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    £775
    Per week (seasonal) sleeps 11
     
    Beautifully restored six bedroom holiday cottage in Llanwrtyd Wells with fabulous mountain views, large garden, wood burner, Wi-Fi & baby-sitting by arrangement.
     
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  • Troed y Bryn
    Sleeps 4
    Prices from
    £285
    Per Week (seasonal) Sleeps 4.
     
    Beautiful family friendly cottage in Ffarmers on the edge of the Cambrians ideal for Cardigan Bay & the Brecons with a terrace, gardens & parking. Open fire & 3 bedrooms. Sleeps 4.
     
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